Germanfest, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 8
a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Fifth Avenue
and Walnut Street, downtown West Bend. Nonstop music on two stages, a
variety of German food including desserts, beverages, sheepshead and
family fun. Proceeds will build a new home for a deserving family in
Washington or Dodge County. Free
admission and parking. westbendgermanfest.com.
MS Orchard Walk
and Fundraiser, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. apple pancake breakfast, check-in
7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by 1-mile walk and 10:30 a.m.
raffle, Apple Holler Family Farm, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant.
$20 admission, proceeds benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society - Wisconsin Chapter. 1-800-238-3629 and www.appleholler.com.
Hootie Hustle 5K
for Honours Scholarships for Slinger Scholars, 8 a.m. to noon
Saturday, Slinger High School, 209 Polk St., Slinger. $20 a person
includes performance T-shirt; $70 for team of four; $5 fun runs for
ages 5 to 10 begins at 8:20 a.m. Register morning of event or at
Airfest, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, N51-W17000 Kohler Lane, Menomonee
Falls (behind Tom’s Trailers). Food and refreshments for sale by Boy
Scout Troop 110. Noontime air show. Try flying radio-controlled
aircraft with discovery flights. Demonstrations. Parking and admission
$5 per carload. flyingelectrons.com.
Warbirds, Waukesha County Airport, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 2525
Aviation Drive, Waukesha (parking at Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000
Northview Road). $10 a carload (cash only). Commemorative Air Force
honors military aviation through flight, exhibition and remembrance.
Special events for veterans. Food and refreshments available.
Visit www.cafwi.org or www.commemorativeairforce.org.
Live at Peck
Pavilion: Taste of Islands, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Marcus Center
for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Celebrate the
music, food and culture of Jamaica. MarcusCenter.org.
Settlers Weekend, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, the 1887 5th
District Schoolhouse in Honey Creek Park, 8485 W. National Ave., West
Festival, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Marcus Center grounds,
929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. The first “Fringe” showcase of
Milwaukee artists: from theatrical actors to painters, musicians to
tap dancers, performance artists to playwrights.
Oktoberfest, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday,
under big tents in the parking lot of Kegel’s Inn, 5901 W. National
Ave., West Allis. $5 for
adults, free for 18 and younger. It features live music. A variety of
food and beverages will be available for purchase. All proceeds,
including sales of beer steins, will benefit the West Milwaukee Lions
History at Work at
Old World Wisconsin, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 through Sept. 5, Old
World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Fun activities
associated with work on the farms, homes and shops of 19th-century
Wisconsin. Afterward, enjoy a picnic lunch and period games. $19, $10
for ages 4 to 12, 3 and younger free, senior citizens $16. Daylong
tram included. www.oldworldwisconsin.org.
of Immigrant Park at the Cudahy Depot, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 4, 4647
S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Cudahy. Games for kids, performance by the South
Milwaukee Municipal Band and free dessert for all. Bring lawn chairs
and food. if you like. Free.
12th annual Doggie
Dip, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sept. 5, Cool Waters, 2028
S. 124th St., West Allis. Admission is $5 per dog. Dogs of all
abilities, breeds and sizes are welcome. All dogs must be licensed and
current with their vaccinations. The event is presented by Milwaukee
County Parks in partnership with Residents for Off-Leash Milwaukee
Parks. Visit www.countyparks.com and search “doggie dip.”
Famous Fish Fry, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 9, St. Luke Catholic Church,
18000 W. Greenfield Ave., Brookfield. Food available from 4
p.m. to 5 p.m., and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Market Place featuring
local crafts and home-based vendors. Raffles, bake sale,
music and children’s games throughout the evening.
Indian Summer Festival, 4 p.m. to midnight Sept. 9, noon to midnight
Sept. 10 and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 11, Henry W. Maier Festival Park,
200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. A variety of dancers, music, food. $15
for adults, $12 for seniors 60 and older, free for 12 and younger;
discounts available. www.indiansummer.org.
Day outdoor observance, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 11, St. John Lutheran Church,
4850 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy. It
remembers those killed and who served because of the terrorist attacks
on Sept. 11, 2001. The event will also honor local first responders,
including police and fire personnel who serve in St. Francis, Cudahy
and South Milwaukee. It will include the 128th Air Refueling Wing
Honor Guard and taps. The local departments will display equipment and
vehicles. Free refreshments will be served to the public.